Massachusetts - Content Standards: Standards Authority

Area: 
Standards Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has full authority to adopt standards.

Body: 

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has full authority to adopt standards. The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education shall direct the commissioner to institute a process to develop academic standards for the core subjects of mathematics, science and technology, history and social science, English, foreign languages and the arts. The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education then has authority to approve the standards.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/11/2016
Review: 
No review period